Disciplinary Time Limits Tolled While Criminal Investigation Ongoing

Shiekh Iqbal is a parole agent for the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. In the course of his job, he developed a close working relationship with the Union City Police Department and would often contact UCPD with work-related inquiries for criminal history information on subjects through the California Law Enforcement Telecommunications System or through […]

Union Can Conduct Simultaneous Disciplinary Investigation

A question that arises from time to time is whether a labor organization has a right to conduct an investigation concurrently with the employer’s disciplinary investigation. An administrative law judge for Washington’s Public Employment Relations Commission has answered the question “yes,” provided the union’s investigation does not interfere with the employer’s. The case involved the […]